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October 21, 2013

10/21/2013 12:00 AM

LSU’s Manship School turns 100
The Advocate
Former President Richard Nixon was born in 1913 — the same year LSU unofficially established its Department of Journalism.
 

LSU Manship School of Mass Communication celebrates its centennial
NOLA.com
The LSU Manship School of Mass Communication, founded in 1913, is celebrating its centennial next week to honor its illustrious past with a host of events, set to kick off Wednesday (Oct. 23) at the Lod Cook Alumni Center.
 

Flu shots offered by Student Health Center starting today
The Daily Reveille
Starting today, the University’s Student Health Center will administer the flu vaccine to students and faculty at little to no cost.
 

Alexander leads panel on higher education
The Daily Reveille
LSU President F. King Alexander will lead a committee on college rating systems at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities’ annual conference in Los Angeles this week.
 

List of 2013 LSU Homecoming festivities
WVLA-TV
LSU Homecoming is an annual, time-honored tradition for alumni, students and members of the Tiger community.
 

LSU Press: 'Black Aperture' named a finalist for prestigious National Book Award
WVLA-TV
Published by LSU Press in February 2013, Matt Rasmussen’s debut poetry collection, “Black Aperture,” is a finalist for the prestigious National Book Award.
 

LSUPD officers compete in motorcycle showcase
The Daily Reveille
Motorcycle officers for the LSU Police Department showcased their riding skills Friday in front of the public and officers from around the nation during the 13th annual Gulf Coast Police Motorcycle Skills Championship.
 

LSU receives Higher Education Excellence in Diversity award for second year in a row
WVLA-TV
LSU has received the 2013 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity, or HEED, award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.
 

More Than a Dress: LSU joins The Cinderella Project to empower young women
WVLA-TV
LSU recently participated in the second annual Cinderella Project Leadership Academy, or CPLA. The leadership program is one of the outreach services provided by The Cinderella Project, a local nonprofit organization that originally began as an effort to provide under-resourced girls with free prom dresses.
 

Uncommon Thread gives artists carte blanche for Oct. 19 show
NOLA.com
The LSU Museum of Art transformed into an artistic wonderland a little more so than usual Oct. 19 with the Uncommon Thread wearable art show.